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... From here I could see the entrance to the port and just about every boat
and restaurant in the whole marina and beach area. One thing I did notice was
that there seemed to be a large number of historic and unusual ships arrived
At about 10am I checked out and with bike all loaded I headed off for a
short trip along the coast. With not much to be seen I returned to the hotel and
walked across the road to find myself a a cold drink or ...
... where the snakes roamed free), piranhas, manatees, anteaters, birds, bugs and everything else you would find in the rainforest. The tour guide was great and even brought out a bigger snake when we told him that the first one he brought out didn’t impress us. I can definitely say that the last place I expected to go in Denmark was a rainforest but that just goes to show you that they really do have everything here!
Meals: DIS provided us with ...
... the harbour at Hals which is situated at the eastern end of the Limfjord which in turn offers a route across Denmark and out to the North Sea on the west coast.
It was a sunny day, with the occasional cloud so if the wind was to oblige and become a westerly, we would have a good day. However, to be on the safe side and just in case we would have to use the engine, we topped the tank up before ...
... good and seemed to appeal to everyone.
Then it was off to the Braemar Room for the quiz, which tonight was a 70’s theme so we thought we’d be in with a good chance. We got 17/20 (and there was just the two of us in the team) but another team also scored 17 and it went down to a tie-breaker, which we lost. So pipped at the post once again!
We finished off ...
... started my now innate habit of laying down on the grass of some park and reading for a bit (and finally could take up on the André’s book recommendation – The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac).
The harbour area, recommended by Johan, was my favourite part of the city. It combined the old rusty iron elements of a harbour with leisure spaces, small gardens and a lot of places to sit and chill out. Nice.
Halfway through my stroll ...